Mid-American Conference

Abdel Nader nails MAC West weekly honor

Abdel Nader
Sophomore wing Abdel Nader (Skokie, Ill./Niles North) of the Northern Illinois men’s basketball team was named Mid-American Conference West Division Player of the Week, the league office announced today. Nader averaged 22.5 points and 11.0 rebounds as the Huskies split a pair of contests against Kent State and Toledo. This is his first career weekly conference honor. He…

Gymnastics returns Saturday to Victor E. Court

After suffering its first loss of 2013 on the road at the hands of Ball State last weekend, the Northern Illinois gymnastics team takes on Southeast Missouri at 5 p.m. Saturday, back in the “friendly confines” of Victor E. Court inside the NIU Convocation Center. The Huskie gymnastics meet is the second half of a Convocation…

Women’s hoops’ second-half rally falls short

Satavia Taylor
Northern Illinois put on a furious rally in the second half to overcome an 18-point deficit but did not hang on to the lead as Eastern Michigan earned a 67-62 win on Thursday evening at the Convocation Center. The defending Mid-American Conference Tournament champion Eagles (5-15, 3-4 MAC) extended their winning streak over the Huskies (5-15,…

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